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The Century: Midsummer Holiday Number, August

Designer:
Maxfield Parrish (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1870–1966 Plainfield, New Hampshire)
Publisher:
The Century Company
Date:
1897 (1896)
Medium:
Lithography
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 13 9/16 in. (50.5 × 34.5 cm) Image: 18 9/16 × 12 1/16 in. (47.1 × 30.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.71
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper center: 'The Century', lower center: 'Midsummer/ Holiday Number/ August.', lower left corner: 'THE THOMAS & WHYLIE LITHOGRAPHY CO', bottom center: 'Second Prize, Century Poster Contest./ (COPYRIGHT. 1897, BY THE CENTURY CO.)/ ELIHU VEDDER,/ F. HOPKINSON SMITH,/ HENRY J. HARDENBERGH,/ JUDGES.'
Signed lower right corner: 'Maxfield Parrish'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 17, 1995–August 20, 1995.

Kiehl 137.134
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